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IS militants smash ancient statues to rubble in Iraq's Mosul  Feb 27, 11:16 am
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A new video released by the Islamic State (IS) shows militants destroying statues housed in a museum in the Iraqi city of Mosul using sledgehammers and drills.
Iran stages 'mock attack' on US aircraft carrier in Gulf  Feb 26, 12:56 pm
London, Feb 26 (ANI): While performing a series of military drills, Iran has reportedly staged a mock attack on a United States aircraft carrier on the strategic stretches of water in the Gulf.
North Korea to halt nuclear testing only if U.S. scraps military drills planned with South Korea  Jan 12, 9:53 am
London, Jan 12 (ANI): North Korea has said to the United States that it would halt nuclear testing if Washington cancels its military drill plans with South Korea in 2015.
Gujarat mock-drill row: Azam Khan targets BJP  Jan 2, 5:45 pm
Rampur, Jan. 2 (ANI): Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Friday took a jibe at the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre over the anti-terror mock drill conducted by the Gujarat Police, which showed dummy terrorists wearing skull caps and shouting pro-Islamic slogans, saying this is a gift for Muslims in India on the occasion of the New Year.
Mock drill exercise in Gujarat an insult to minorities, alleges Congress  Jan 2, 2:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 2 (ANI): The Congress on Friday dubbed the mock drill conducted by the Gujarat Police as extremely serious, and alleged that such acts which depict the minority community in poor light, is tantamount to an insult and isolates them from society.
Injured Clarke `running` ahead of schedule to be fit for WC   Dec 31, 10:42 am
Sydney, Dec 31 (ANI): Australian cricket team injured captain Michael Clarke has returned to running duties a week ahead of schedule, strengthening his chances of being fit for playing in the upcoming World Cup.
Iran tests new suicide drone in military drill  Dec 28, 4:11 pm
Johannesburg, Dec 28 (ANI): Iran tested a new suicide drone in a military drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Persian Gulf on Saturday.
Mars rover finds matching mineral samples on Red Planet mapped in orbit  Nov 5, 1:44 pm
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): Scientists have found reddish rock powder from the first hole drilled into a Martian mountain by NASA's Curiosity rover that has yielded the mission's first confirmation of a mineral mapped from orbit.
NDMA conducts mock disaster management drill in Tripura  Oct 14, 11:43 am
Agartala, Oct.14 (ANI): The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in association with the State Disaster Management Authorities of Tripura conducted a multi-stage mega mock drill for a hypothetical earthquake and fire incident on the occasion of the International Day for Disaster Reduction on Monday.
Army holds safety drill for locals in Sawjian  Oct 12, 11:01 am
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct. 12 (ANI): A safety drill was initiated by the Army for the civilians of Sawjian sector in Poonch on Saturday to help them save their lives during firing from the Pakistani side.
US custom officials drill holes into NZ's Jimmy Neesham's bat in search of drugs  Aug 9, 11:20 am
London, Aug 09 (ANI): United States custom officials drilled holes into New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham's bat during an apparent drugs search.
2,000 yrs old history of volcanic eruptions rewritten  Jul 7, 2:43 pm
Washington, July 7 (ANI): A new study has found the traces of history behind volcanic eruptions over the last 2,000 years with the help of sulphate dust deposits which were drilled deep into the West Antarctic ice sheet.
NASA's Curiosity rover drills hole into Martian rock for sample test  May 7, 12:12 pm
London, May 7 (ANI): NASA's Curiosity rover has drilled a hole in a Martian rock with the intention of taking a powdered sample for its onboard laboratories to study, according to reports.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover begins drilling again after near year hiatus  May 1, 3:36 pm
London, May 1 (ANI): NASA's Curiosity Mars rover is set to begin drilling on Mars after almost a year.
JFKA commits itself to promote and structure Futsal nationally  Apr 22, 7:22 pm
Srinagar, Apr. 22 (ANI): The football association of Jammu and Kashmir has made commitment to promote and structure the sport of Futsal nationally, by means of competitions, courses and other proactive measures, such as conducting drills that encourage young soccer players to spread out.
China- can it rein in North Korea?  Apr 2, 5:12 pm
On 31 March 2014, North Korean artillery shells splashed into South Korean waters in an act designed to express displeasure at combined US and Republic of Korea (ROK) military drills. South Korean artillery returned fire. This was the same day that ROK and US armed forces conducted a large-scale amphibious beach landing near Pohang on South Korea's east coast.
Mock earthquake drill held in Tripura, Imphal  Mar 22, 11:56 am
Agartala/Imphal, Mar.22 (ANI): In order to create awareness among common people about the steps to be taken during an earthquake, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in association with the State Disaster Management Authorities of Tripura conducted a multi-stage mega mock drill recently.
North Korea test-fires 18 short-range rockets into sea of Japan  Mar 17, 12:38 pm
Washington, March 17 (ANI): North Korea reportedly fired 18 short-range rockets into the sea off its east coast in what appears to be a part of its ongoing protests against military drills by the US and South Korea.
Mock drills in Guwahati to raise quake awareness  Mar 14, 3:50 pm
Guwahati, Mar 14 (ANI): A mega mock drill on earthquake was recently held in Guwahati to assess multi-state disaster preparedness.
'Belligerent' Pyongyang now wants to create 'atmosphere of reconciliation' with South  Jan 24, 3:05 pm
Washington, Jan. 24 (ANI): North Korea has written a letter to the South, saying it is determined to 'create an atmosphere of reconciliation and unity'.
New sea anemone species discovered in Antarctica  Jan 18, 10:33 am
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): Researchers using a camera-equipped robot to survey the area under Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf, unexpectedly stumbled onto a new species of small sea anemones that were burrowed into the ice, with their tentacles protruding into frigid water like flowers from a ceiling.
Healers in Peru practiced drilling skull surgery more than 1,000 years back  Dec 20, 10:59 am
Washington, Dec. 20 (ANI): Scientists have claimed to have found proof that Peruvian healers practiced trepanation - a surgical process that involves removing a section of the cranial vault using a hand drill or a scraping tool - more than 1,000 years ago to treat a variety of ailments, from head injuries to heartsickness.
Pacific Ocean expedition yields unexpected clues to mysteries of ocean  Dec 4, 11:08 am
Washington, Dec. 4 (ANI): Researchers are revealing new discoveries about the Earth's development, following a major international expedition that recovered the first-ever drill core from the lower crust of the Pacific Ocean.
CCEA approves deep drilling in Koyna intra-plate seismic zone in Maharashtra  Nov 28, 10:30 pm
New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the proposal to undertake scientific deep drilling in the Koyna intra-plate seismic zone, in Maharashtra.
Ancient Antarctica ice may reveal Earth's climate from about 1.5m yrs ago  Nov 6, 12:48 pm
Washington, Nov. 6 (ANI): Scientists have identified regions in Antarctica that they claim stores data about Earth's climate and greenhouse gases extending as far back as 1.5 million years, almost twice as old as the oldest ice core drilled to date.